Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Haval_Runa, Apr 10, 2006.

  1. Captain Clark Terrell

    Captain Clark Terrell Commodore Commodore

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    YES! I’ve been saying this since Boseman was in 42.

    Terrell was roughly Kirk’s age, so he’d have been a junior officer, but there’s no reason why he couldn’t appear.
     
  2. JD

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    I might have to use Boseman as my mental image for Terrell when I do a reread of Vanguard and when I read Seekers for the first time.
     
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  3. hbquikcomjamesl

    hbquikcomjamesl Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    What about T'Ryssa Chen? Anybody have any ideas about who would be ideal to portray her?

    It kind of strikes me that in some ways, she talks like a very young Teri Garr, but that hardly fits with her being half Vulcan, nor with her Human ancestry being Asian.
     
  4. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    You can search back through this thread for past suggestions. I think the most credible one I saw was an actress named Charlene Choi.
     
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  5. 20fridge

    20fridge Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I think other people have suggested this before, but I imagine her as being played by Chloe Bennet from Agents of SHIELD.
     
  6. hbquikcomjamesl

    hbquikcomjamesl Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I will note that from his first appearance, I've always heard Admiral Akaar speaking in the late Skip Homeier's voice. Sure, he played two bad guys in ST, and (if I remember right) at least one in Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, but he also played one of the good guys in at least one of his two appearances on Quincy.
     
  7. Kilana2

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    Who would be suited to portray a young Curzon Dax?
     
  8. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    I think I decided on Alan Tudyk for that.
     
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  9. Kilana2

    Kilana2 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I had to google him. But now I have a potential face for Curzon's character.
     
  10. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    ^You had to Google Alan Tudyk? That's surprising. These days it's getting harder to find anything that he, or at least his voice, hasn't been in.
     
  11. Kilana2

    Kilana2 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I'm not a passionate TV watcher..... I'm too busy with reading Trek novels.....:D
     
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  12. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I'm thinking Victor Garber as Admiral Akaar.

    Because Garber kind of looks like the actor who played his father (the High Teer) in TOS.

    As for Alan Tudyk? Good luck getting him to appear in anything Trek-related. He's had some less than kind remarks about Trek in the past (I believe his exact words were "Star Trek is for pussies"). So if he turns up, I would be VERY surprised.

    Although now that I think about it, he would make a pretty good Curzon...
     
  13. Christopher

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    Incidentally, I've just had occasion to reread a DS9 novel from the "Relaunch" era, and I found myself mentally casting Shar (a character I never had a good mental casting for before) as Jesse Rath of Defiance and Supergirl. It's true that he played white-haired aliens in both of those shows and a blue-skinned one in the latter, so that would seem to make him a good fit for an Andorian character, but my reason for connecting him with Shar was actually more to do with his voice, which is close to the way I'd previously imagined Shar's voice sounding.
     
  14. JD

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    Oh, that is pretty good.
     
  15. Frisco Del Rosario

    Frisco Del Rosario Ensign Red Shirt

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    Provide a source for that quote?

    Alan Tudyk has played hillbillies in horror movies, racist baseball managers, beloved cargo ship pilots. We Browncoats (members of Firefly fandom) adore this guy, and I can't believe he'd say something so negative for print.
     
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  16. Stevil2001

    Stevil2001 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Are you a collective?
     
  17. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Admiral Admiral

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    I thought Alan Tudyk did have some generally positive things to say about Star Trek in the DVD commentaries for Firefly?
     
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